Chunghwa Telecom (NYSE:CHT) and Cellcom Israel (OTCMKTS:CELJF) Head to Head Survey

Chunghwa Telecom (NYSE:CHT) and Cellcom Israel (OTCMKTS:CELJF) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, valuation, profitability and earnings.

Risk & Volatility

Chunghwa Telecom has a beta of 0.06, suggesting that its stock price is 94% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cellcom Israel has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Chunghwa Telecom and Cellcom Israel’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Chunghwa Telecom $7.05 billion 4.42 $1.19 billion $1.46 27.48
Cellcom Israel $1.14 billion 0.42 -$53.00 million N/A N/A

Chunghwa Telecom has higher revenue and earnings than Cellcom Israel.

Profitability

This table compares Chunghwa Telecom and Cellcom Israel’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Chunghwa Telecom 16.25% 8.90% 6.75%
Cellcom Israel -2.23% -4.87% -1.32%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Chunghwa Telecom and Cellcom Israel, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Chunghwa Telecom 0 0 0 0 N/A
Cellcom Israel 0 0 0 0 N/A

Insider & Institutional Ownership

2.7% of Chunghwa Telecom shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 1.0% of Cellcom Israel shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Chunghwa Telecom shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Chunghwa Telecom beats Cellcom Israel on 9 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Chunghwa Telecom

Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. engages in the provision of integrated telecommunication services. It offers domestic & international fixed communication, mobile communication, broadband, Internet services. The Company also provides information and communication technology services; and innovative technology services such as Internet of things and artificial intelligence. Chunghwa Telecom was founded on June 15, 1996 and is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan.

About Cellcom Israel

Cellcom Israel Ltd. engages in the provision of cellular communications services. It operates through two segments: Cellular and Fixed-Line. The Cellular segment includes the cellular communications services, end user cellular equipment and supplemental services. The Fixed-Line segment includes landline and long distance telephony services, internet infrastructure and connectivity services, television services, transmission services, end user fixed-line equipment and supplemental services. The company offers cellular and landline telephony, roaming, internet, fax services, text and multimedia messaging services, cellular content and data services, technical support, account information, and direct-to-the-door parcel delivery. Cellcom was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Netanya, Israel.

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